Safe Motoring in Wintertime with Proper Tires

A primary consideration during wintertime is ensuring that you've proper tires on your car of truck. With that noted, there are three kinds of winter tires to select from as you gear your vehicle up for winter.

Studded tires provide optimal traction in the most significantly adverse winter driving conditions. These winter tires come complete with studs embedded into the tread. There is a non-studded derivation of winter tire that is designed much like a studded version, with the absence of studs in the tread.

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Don't Let Salt Corrosion Spoil Your Car

Anyone who lives in a region where snow and ice are common in the winter months knows that road salt can be a problem for car owners. Here at Hanna Imports we want to share some tips that can help to protect your car from salt corrosion.

The first thing to know is that washing your car frequently can help remove road salt. The key is to only wash in the day or when the temperature is about 40 degrees. You can also try to avoid driving through those drifts or small banks of snow. This is where road salt…

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Smoothing The Surface of Aging Headlights

Cleaning your headlights is a simple process with the right tools. Many of the items that you need are already in your home as you can make cleaners with everything from toothpaste to vinegar and dish soap. If you notice any damage, then consider taking your car to Hanna Imports so that someone can replace the headlight or make the needed repairs so that you can see when you're driving at night.

Clean the surface of each headlight before scrubbing the surface. You want to use products that are abrasive as they can remove scratches that are on the…

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Windshield Repair Makes Sense on Small Chips

You might not know why the chip is there, but your windshield has one. Unless you take steps to deal with the problem, things could get worse. Worse means the chip expands into a massive crack that necessitates a full windshield replacement job. Hopefully, you get chip repair work done before that happens.

At a reliable service station, technicians have the tools necessary to deal with small chips. Tools that blow out any air in the chip and fill the hole with a resin might deliver a solution. The filled chip may not look perfect, but it could keep the…

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Knowing How to Use Your Four-Wheel Drive System: 4H vs 4L

Here at Hanna Imports, we want you to be an informed SUV or truck owner so that you know how to properly operate your vehicle. Knowing how to use your four-wheel-drive system is crucial when you get into snowy and off-road driving conditions. Do you know the difference between 4H and 4L?

Things You Should Know

For most vehicles, you have to be stopped and in 'park' to shift into four-wheel drive. If you are driving at high speeds you can use 4H to give you better traction on the highway...

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Useful Tips for Controlling Pet Hair Inside Your Vehicle

Here at Hanna Imports, we want you to be an informed vehicle owner so that you can keep your vehicle as clean as possible. Bringing pets along in the car is normal; how else will you get them to the vet or the beach? Here are some tips for keeping your vehicle free of pet hair when you do decide to bring furry friends along for the ride.

First: Prevent Hair

Preventing hair is the easiest way to avoid a mess. Performing tasks like brushing your pet before putting them inside will save you time cleaning up. You may also…

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Get Ready for the Season: How to Make a Winter Survival Kit

An important task you must undertake as winter sets in is to get your car fully ready for the season. This includes winterizing your car as well as making a suitable winter survival kit. There are a number of points to keep in mind when making a winter survival kit.

At the outset, be certain you've fully stocked first aid supplies in your car. Replace anything that has been used or is outdated. In your winter survival kit, include a snow shovel and cat litter. Cat litter is invaluable if you become stuck in snow or ice. Add warm…

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Simple Way to Secure Your Luggage With Roof Racks

Vehicles come with a lot of components and sometimes, they can get to be a bit overwhelming. A very useful addition to many SUVs are roof racks, but they can be confusing to install. We want to make sure that you understand how your vehicle works so that you're safe on the road, and to release your confusion, allowing you to relax and enjoy your trips.

The first step you want to take in setting up your rack is to measure the dimensions of your luggage. Make sure that your bags can fit within the squares and brackets of…
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The Importance of Flexibility When Picking a Base

A good plan when it comes to leaf-peeping is a general plan. The whole point when you are going on this road trip is to catch the leaves when they are peaking so that you can take in the breathtaking sights of the fall in the best areas for leaf-peeping.

One major mistake that you can make is trying to predict the exact moment that the leaves will peak. When you do that and make a strict plan for a trip based on that prediction for the time and place, you might find yourself disappointed when you miss it.

 

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Knowing How To Haggle A Deal

At Hanna Imports, we want you to make a purchase that is informed and intelligent. Wondering how to haggle your best price? We'll give you a couple of good tips to come prepared with once you are ready to come looking for a new or used vehicle at our dealership.

Know What The Car Is Worth

Before you go look at the car you want, you should know its market value, as to avoid being completely ripped off.

Walk Away From Bad Deals

Simply put, if you don't like the deal then just walk away.

 

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